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Guadalupe Velasquez

Guadalupe Velasquez Sr., 72, Woodstock, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Crossroads Care Center, Woodstock, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born Dec. 12, 1942, to Ernesto and Maria Velasquez in Cotulla, Texas. 

He was a huge Elvis fan. He was a kind-hearted person who worked hard and loved his family. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his mother; three children, Guadalupe Velasquez Jr., Christella Velasquez and Rachel Velasquez Romo; five grandchildren, Eric Ratliff, Raquel Marie Coleman, Jordin Romo, Cassandra Sophia Velasquez and Juan Diego Romo; two great-grandchildren, Ayden Jacob Coleman and Ava Marie Coleman; 10 siblings, Minni Guerrero, Elsie Soto, Miluy Perz, George Velasquez, Irene Holinka, Yolanda Rios, Lucinda Velasquez, Estella Skytte, Ernesto Velasquez and Jesus Velasquez; and numerous nieces and nephews including, David Guerrero, Michelle Soto, Heidi Holinka, Vicki Hernandez and Missy Hernandez.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation and funeral were held March 8 at the Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock. All other services will be private.

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